Fortune Cookie Day Food

Fortune cookie day or national fortune cookie day falls on the 20th day of July.  The famous Chinese origin cookie, fortune cookie, which was popularized by the Americans, has a special day dedicated to it which the Americans celebrate annually.

Fortune cookie is a crisp cookie which has a slip with a message, thought to be fortune, in it. These are mostly served by Chinese restaurants at the beginning, as appetizers or end of the meal, as desserts.


Celebrating Fortune Cookie Day with Fortune Cookie Day Recipes

On national fortune cookie day people make fortune cookies using the special fortune cookie day recipes that are circulated via emails or magazines. The national fortune day recipes are creative and unusual which use flavors like green tea, chocolate, fruits, etc. Although these are difficult to make at home they can be enjoyed at restaurants serving them.

The restaurants seem to make the most of fortune cookie day by offering different flavored fortune cookies which have special discounts printed on them as fortune for the guests. The restaurants get creative by whipping up some special fortune cookie day recipes using extraordinary combinations of flavors.


History of the Fortune Cookie Day

Although Fortune cookies are associated with Chinese food and commonly served at Chinese restaurants, there is nothing Chinese about them. It seems these were created by someone in California using a Japanese cracker recipe and it went on to be popularized as Chinese while highly consumed by the Americans. Like most national foods days, the history of fortune cookie day is also quite unclear.

Fortune Cookie Day Food Blogs

Fortune Cookie Facts

Fortune Cookie Facts On : 10-Sep-2013 By : seasonal_foodie

Breaking open a hard cookie in order to see your fortune is mandatory when you go out for a Chinese Dinner . While these cookies cannot be described as the best in the world , they have the ‘luck’ factor on their side. But...

Ben & Jerry’s Says Sorry Over ‘fortune Cookie’ Fiasco

Ben & Jerry’s Says Sorry Over ‘fortune Cookie’ Fiasco On : 28-Feb-2012 By : FitGal

Just a few days into selling its limited-relase ice cream flavor, the Harvard Square Shop of Ben & Jerry’s has had to apologize for being “racist”. The initial backlash that the ice cream flavor, “ Taste The Lin-Sanity ” has had to face is...

Fortune For The Fortunate

On : 17-Feb-2007 By : Trojanhorse

The first fortune cookies reached Chinese shores in 1892. They were imported from Brooklyn and were proudly advertised as "genuine American fortune cookies." Like chop suey, fortune cookies are an American invention. They originated in...

Diy Fortune Cookies For New Year Party

Diy Fortune Cookies For New Year Party On : 27-Dec-2013 By : foodquest

  Who doesn’t love a little prediction into the future? Whether it turns out true or not, there is definitely a sheer thrill in reading about what’s in store for you, isn’t it? Why not try some fun predictions for your...

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